The Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® (NRIBR) is a certified Real Estate School with the RI Department of Business Regulation. Our Education Center seats up to 30 and is conveniently located off Route 146 in Lincoln with ample free parking. We are pleased to offer professional development programs at our facility and via Zoom.

Students attending classes, must comply with our Code of Conduct.  We reserve the right to remove anyone not abiding to the Code of Conduct.


April 10, 2024 – 
Doing Business Across State Lines – RI, MA & CT (Zoom)

April 23, 2024 – Fair Housing Course (Zoom)
** Complimentary CEU Course

May 16, 2024 – 
REALTOR® Code of Ethics (Zoom)

For more on our upcoming classes, see our calendar.  

If you require reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access, service or participation and/or need to sign language and/or CART services for the deaf and hard of hearing, please contact: 
Suzanne Silva
Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS®
12 Breakneck Hill Road, Suite 100, Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-333-6343

License renewals are processed through the RI Department of Business Regulation. RI Licensees are required to complete 24 hours of real estate-oriented education/courses approved by the RI Department of Business Regulation every 2 years. At least 9 of the 24 hours of course instruction must be designated as “core” courses andinclude a minimum of 3 hours of *Fair Housing education (*new requirement as of 1/1/2022). 

Renewal deadlines are as follows:

  • If you were licensed PRIOR to January 1, 2020, your renewal deadline is April 30th, 2024.
  • If you were licensed AFTER January 1, 2020, your renewal deadline is your anniversary date from every 2 years from the date on your license.

Not sure when you were licensed?  Enter for your information on DBRs Licensee Lookup Tool and click ‘Detail’ next to your name to check your status and license expiration date. Refer to elicensing renewal FAQ for technical questions regarding renewing online or contact DBR at  and 401-462-9513.


REALTOR® members need to complete a REALTOR® Code of Ethics course every three years on a specific three-year cycle. We are currently in the 7th Triennial Cycle which runs from 1/1/2022 – 12/31/2024.  

Effective 1/1/2022, only REALTOR ® Code of Ethics classes offered by your local Association, the State Association, the National Association or through schools with applied classes will be accepted for this membership obligation.

The 7 schools with applied classes are AmbiviewCE ShopKeep Me CertifiedMcKissockReal Estate Nexus Training AcademyRI School of Real EstateThe Training Cove.

 Options to complete the Code of Ethics include:

– Online with the National Association of REALTORS® – Free (no CEU credits).

– Online with the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® 

– Zoom and In-Person Classes with the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®

– Online with The CE Shop – Select any of the classes marked “NAR Ethics”

– With one of the 7 applied schools named above

– REALTOR® Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) – Members who complete or renew the C2EX endorsement during the 7th Triennial, will satisfy the Code of Ethics training requirement.

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. Click here to learn more.

** New in 2024 – REALTOR® members can complete the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation course at no cost (savings of $295). Learn more and register at

Interested in a career in real estate? We invite you to take your Sales Pre-Licensing (Course # PLGP8) at the NRIBR office in Lincoln. The 45-hour, in-person program is offered over 15 session days and in cooperation with the RI Association of REALTORS®. Click here to view all class policies.

2024 Program Session Dates (15 dates per session)
– March 6, 2024 – April 24, 2024: Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm). Registration closed.
– May 8, 2024 – July 3, 2024: Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm (no class on May 27, 2024). Click to register.  
– September 18, 2024 – November 30, 2024: Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm (no class on October 11 and November 11). Click to register.  


The CE Shop
NRIBR is pleased to offer our members the opportunity to gain Rhode Island Continuing Education Units through our educational partner, The CE Shop. We understand that as real estate agents, your schedule is constantly changing. That’s why when you register for virtual classes through our educational partner, you can sign-on to start your class on your own schedule, 24/7/365. 

Center for REALTOR Development
Online micro-courses and certification programs are also available through our partnership with National Association of REALTORS®, Center for REALTOR® Development